Monday, November 23, 2020 at 03:00 to 04:30 PM

Join the conversation with Tina Hike-Hubbard, City Schools’ Chief of Communications, Engagement and Enrollment, and a representative from the Academics Office to clarify current needs.  Following the conversation with District representatives, members will have time to reflect on what they heard and share ideas about how to move forward together.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11:30 to 01:00 PM

Maryland Philanthropy Network's Education Funders Affinity Group invites you to hear from Dr. Khalilah Harris, Managing Director of K-12 Education Policy for the Center for American Progress, and Joseph Kane, Chair of the Parent and Community Advisory Board (PCAB) of Baltimore City. Dr. Harris will begin with a primer on the gaps in federal funding and the impact on Maryland’s public schools. Dr. Harris and Mr. Kane will then engage in a conversation discussing a vision for redesigning schools that moves beyond safety precautions to a system of education that makes it possible for all children to thrive.

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Wednesday, October 07, 2020 at 10:00 to 11:30 AM

Join the Education Funders Affinity Group for a sharing session to learn how your peers are approaching their giving for the fall and share your takeaways. Members will discuss concerns, highlight organizations doing great work, identify potential areas for collaboration and strengthen relationships.

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Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 01:30 to 03:00 PM

Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Sonja Santelises, Chief Executive Officer of the Baltimore City Public School System. Dr. Santelises will discuss the plan for the upcoming school year and highlight how philanthropy can best support the District’s re-opening plan.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 01:00 to 02:00 PM

Join us for a conversation with Laura Weeldreyer, Executive Director of Maryland Family Network, and some of our region’s child care providers to shed light on how national predictions are playing out in Maryland. Participants will learn how to support the safe, responsible re-opening of child care across the state, as well as how we rebuild a stronger and more sustainable industry made for all children and their caregivers.

Friday, June 12, 2020 at 09:00 to 10:00 AM

Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools, for a briefing about philanthropy’s role moving forward followed by discussion. Dr. Salmon will address questions such as the availability of state funding to address the digital divide, contingency plans should the pandemic return full force in the next school year and how MSDE is thinking about the community schools strategy in reconstruction and redesign.

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